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Acer eMachines E525

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer eMachines E525 laptop.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer eMachines E525. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Acer eMachines E525 page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Acer eMachines E525 specifications page.

NameAcer eMachines E525
ProcessorIntel® Celeron® mobile processor
Screen15.6“ (1366×768) Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDD160GB to 500GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500M
Network10/100 Ethernet
802.11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorks (read notes)
SoundWorks
EthernetWorks (driver needed)Follow this howto: http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=7808827&postcount=8
WirelessWorks
USBWorks
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested

Notes

Brightness changing does not work correctly. Linux ACPI bug. sudo gedit /etc/default/grub Change bottomline to this: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=“quiet splash acpi_osi=Linux”

Reboot, then it works with Fn keys.

Summary

You can enter a summary of how well the Acer eMachines E525 works with Linux here.

acer_emachines_e525.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/25 19:01 by don